BLE based Battery Powered Activity Monitoring Device Development

Client Overview

US-based company with a focus on advanced sports-tech gadgets manufacturing

Business Need

  • The client wanted to deliver a differentiating sports-tech gadget in the market for advanced monitoring and analyzing data to Improve player’s safety and protection

VOLANSYS Contribution

  • Designed form-factored sensor device plugged-in within in sports gadgets to collect player’s activity data and transfer over BLE
  • NRF52840 based device with 3D IMU sensor operating on AAA battery to measure anatomical joint angles, orientation angles, and linear acceleration
  • Custom sensor integration for shock detection
  • On-field/off-field live activity monitoring using an android mobile app
  • Support of OTA firmware update for gadgets
  • 7 days offline storage on device
  • 170+ meters BLE range in an open field with line-of-sight (LOS) testing
  • Event detection and reporting to a mobile application in less than 2S

Solution Diagram


Benefits Delivered

  • Helped the client in realizing a concept into a prototype in a short time span which helped them to expedite product launch by 3 months
  • Client was able to maintain their lead in the market by delivering distinguished product in the sports segment

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